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BC-RI--Rhode Island News Coverage Advisory, RI

May 20, 2019

Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Rhode Island.

Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP Boston bureau at 617-357-8100 or 800-882-1407.

New England News Editor Bill Kole can be reached at 617-357-8100 or bkole@ap.org. New England Photo Editor Bill Sikes is reachable at 617-357-8106 or bsikes@ap.org.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Eastern.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.


_ PELOSI-PROFILE IN COURAGE AWARD: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been honored with the 2019 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award in Boston on Sunday. SENT: 130 words, photos.

_ WEEKEND STABBING DEATH: Police continue to investigate a fatal weekend stabbing in Springfield. Officers responded to Boston Road at about 7 p.m. Saturday for reports of a disturbance and found a man suffering from stab wounds. SENT.



Boston plays Toronto at Rogers Centre. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 1:07 p.m.


For everything Louisville’s baseball program has done in its short time in the Atlantic Coast Conference, there’s one achievement that has eluded the Cardinals _ winning the league tournament. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m.


If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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